The best new and upcoming books to read in 2017

List includes new works by Carrie Fisher, Sara Shepard ("Pretty Little Liars") and Elizabeth Strout ("Olive Kitteridge").

9 legendary beards of Hollywood

If there was an annual award for 'Best Beard,' these actors would win every time.

5 things you didn't know about Franz Kafka

The author of 'Metamorphosis,' 'The Trial' and 'The Castle' has some other claims to fame, too.

5 new facts you didn't know about migrating insects

A new study lifts the veil from this mysterious phenomenon.

8 tips for Americans moving abroad from those who have done it

Whether for a few months or a few years, here are some tips on how to make it go as smoothly as possible.

6 champagne cocktails to help ring in the new year in style

Out with the old, in with the ... best champagne drinks this side of the bar.

5 of this year's most creative planet-saving breakthroughs

These ingenious ideas will give you hope for the future.

10 sci-fi movies coming out in 2017 we can't wait to see

Dust off that lightsaber and get ready for a thrilling year of science fiction at the cinema.

5 surprising facts about Mileva Marić Einstein

Albert Einstein's first wife was a genius and a personality in her own right.

4 reasons Israeli designers are so hot right now

Celebrities and everyday women are clamoring for the collections by these designers.

The best food podcasts to get your juices flowing

Warning: What you are about to read may make you extremely hungry.

10 hotels with eye-popping design and architecture

These popular places are packed with pizzazz and personality.

5 cities beautifully recreated in video games

Roaming the digital streets of some of the world's great city centers has never been easy. Just try not to get eaten.

7 amazing facts you didn't know about Mark Hamill

Sure, you know him as Luke Skywalker in 'Star Wars.' But that's only the beginning.

A swan-shaped ladle and 4 other ways to liven up your party table

These cute kitchen products add fun to any meal and make great holiday gifts, too.